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ISSUE #12-2008
Thursday, March 27, 2008

UPDATED MARCH 28

Questions or comments? Ph: (604) 737-3177 Email: jolfert@bcathletics.org

Highlights from this issue:

  • BC Athletics office closed for regular business March 26th – April 2nd
  • FREE DESKS from BC Athletics
  • 2008 BC Team Selection Criteria
  • Harry Jerome Scholarship application information
  • Willi Krause – Celebration of Life
  • IAAF World Cross Country Championships this weekend
  • BC 8K Championships information
  • BCA Summer Student Employment Opportunity

FROM THE BCA OFFICE

ATTENTION:

Due to our move, BC Athletics will be closed for regular business Wednesday March 26th until Wednesday April 2nd.

For any urgent matter during this time, please contact sam.collier@bcathletics.org, or 604-737-3177 (until March 31st) and 604-333-3556 (as of April 1st).

Thank you very much for your patience in the matter, and we apologize for any inconvenience.


Juvenile Membership Category Name Changed

On March 8, 2008 the BCA Board of Directors voted to officially change the "Juvenile" membership category to "Youth". This change brings us in line with the IAAF membership categories.


BC Athletics has 5 Desks to give away.

Sizes – all measurements in inches:

  1. T&F Tech Mgrs desk – 72W x 36D x 29 ½ H – 2 sets of drawers
  2. Accounting desk – 58 ½ W x 29 ¾ D x 29 ¼ H – 1 set of drawers
  3. Rd/XC Tech Mgrs desk – 62W x 30D x 28 ½ H & Run off 42W x 18D x 25 ½ H - 1 set of drawers
  4. Run Jump Throw Coord desk – 60W x 30D x 30H – 2 sets of drawers
  5. CEO desk – 66W x 35 ¾ D x 29H (guaranteed to hold a lot of paper) – 2 sets of drawers

Take 1, 2, 3, 4 or all 5.

All desks are various shades of brown and are in good working condition.

Requirements for those wanting one of these desks:

  • Move the desks from 1367 West Broadway, Ste 206 no later than Monday, March 31/08

First come first served basis. Please contact us by Friday, March 28 to reserve your desk, by email brian.mccalder@bcathletics.org or phone 604-737-3173 and let us know when you will be by to pick it up. These are only available until Monday, March 31/08.

Thanks very much.


Harry Jerome Scholarship Award

This award is administered by BC Athletics and financed by the Vancouver Foundation. The regular competition for this award will close at 4:30pm on May 16th this year

Eligible applicants must be residents of British Columbia and matriculating students progressing to full-time post secondary study. Scholarship(s) will be awarded to individual(s) who: have demonstrated exceptional ability and show considerable promise in Track & Field, Road or Cross Country Running (Athletics); demonstrate financial need; have attained an acceptable academic record and; have demonstrated qualities of character and leadership.

Award amount is based on available funding from the Vancouver Foundation.

Applicants must:

  1. Submit a brief biographical letter noting family background, educational history and plans, as well as career or vocational aspirations.
  2. Provide three letters of reference, one from each of: the principal, Track & Field coach, and other appropriate sources.
  3. Submit a verified statement of marks or academic transcript.
  4. Complete and submit the application and Athletics (Track & Field, Road and Cross Country Running) Achievements forms.

The award(s) will be announced by the time of the BC High School Track & Field Championships.

The award will be paid to the student's account at his/her place of study upon confirmation of registration. The award will be applied first to fees and subsequently to other appropriate educational expenses.

Applications should be addressed to:
HARRY JEROME SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Suite 190B 3820 Cessna Dr
Vancouver BC V7B 0A2

Application and Achievement form can be found at: www.bcathletics.org/hjschol.htm.


Willi Krause – Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life to honour Willi Krause will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 1 pm. The location will be the Trail Fieldhouse in Trail, BC.

Information on donations in Willi’s honour will be announced once they are known.


BC Athletics is moving on March 31st!

As of April 1, 2008 the new address will be:
BC Athletics
190B 3820 Cessna Dr.
Richmond BC
V7B 0A1

Phone: (604) 333-3550
Fax: (604) 333-3551

Brian McCalder – President/CEO (604) 333-3552
Maurice Wilson – Technical Manager Road & Cross Country Running (604) 333-3553
Thelma Wright – Run Jump Throw Program Coordinator (604) 333-3554
Jessica Olfert – Administrative Assistant, Run Jump Throw Administrator (604) 333-3554
Track and Field Technical Manager (604) 333-3555
Ron Bunting – Coaching Education ron.bunting@bcathletics.org
Sam Collier – Manager Registration and Membership Services (604) 333-3556
Accounting (604) 333-3557

All email addresses will remain as they are.


2008 WHEELCHAIR ATHLETICS CLINIC

When:
Saturday April 12 & Sunday April 13, 2008
9:00am - 4:00pm

Where:
Hansworth Secondary School
1044 Handsworth Road, North Vancouver.

NEW THIS YEAR:

  • One-On-One Nutrition Counselling (with Jenn Krempian)
  • Hands-On Strength and Conditioning (with Steve Ramsbottom)
  • On Track Mental Training Skills (with Rob Roy)
  • Dartfish Analysis -Stroke and Acceleration (with Michelle Wyngaarden)

As well as…
Exercise equipment to take home, WC Race
Series Season Overview, Food and Great draw prizes!
***Don’t forget to bring rain gear, water & your helmet!***

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00
Subsidies are available for out of town coaches/athletes as well as subsidies for those with financial need. Please Pre-Register by April 4, 2008.

For more information or to register:
Contact James at 604-616-7106 or
james@bcwheelchairsports.com
OR
BC Wheelchair Sports at 604-737-3191
(604-333-3525 After April 1, 2008)


Approved Meets for JD Awards and All Time Top 10 Listings

The following meets have been approved by the JD Committee for All Time Top 10 listings and for JD Awards. If any Club would like to have their meet(s) added to this list please submit the name of your meet by APRIL 1, 2008 for approval at the next JD Committee meeting. If a meet is not approved for the above purposes an athlete will not be able to use results obtained for awards or All Time Top 10 listings. Only sanctioned meets may be approved.

BC JD Track and Field Championships
BC JD Pentathlon Championships
BC Summer Games (even years)
BC Midget Event (BCSG alternate meet)
Trevor Craven Memorial Meet, Burnaby.
Jesse Bent Memorial, Coquitlam
Pacific Invitational, Langley
** Track City Classic, Eugene
** Classy Classic, Seattle
Jack Brow Memorial, Kelowna
Spruce Capital, Prince George
Kamloops Centennial, Kamloops
George Dean Meet, Sidney
Eagle Classic, Maple Ridge
Cougars Invitational, Courtenay
Bob Dailey Invitational, Port Alberni
Elwood Wylie Meet, Nanaimo
Dogwood Meet, Victoria
Garriock Invitational, Duncan
Nat. Legion T and F Championships
NorWesters Elementaries Meet, Burnaby.
Junior Olympics, Surrey
BC Elementary Championships, Richmond
BC Interior Championships (provisional)
Island Pentathlon and Throws Meet

** Athletes competing in US Meets must present a certified copy of meet results.


Canadian Olympic Committee Calls for Applications for the 2008 Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship

VANCOUVER, February 19, 2008 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is now accepting applications for the 2008 Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship.

The scholarship is a national, three-year, $1,500 per year, university award presented to one outstanding female high school graduate. The award is named in honour of the late Carol Anne Letheren (1942-2001), former chief executive officer of the COC.

The Carol Anne Letheren Leadership and Sport Scholarship is given to a female student (Canadian citizen or permanent resident) presently enrolled at a Canadian high school or CEGEP (private or public) in her graduating year and applying to a Canadian university or college in business, sport management, marketing, physical education or related fields. In addition to demonstrating qualities and personal values that personify the Olympic values, the eligible candidate will have a minimum grade average of 85% in her final year of high school. She will also be an accomplished athlete in high school, community or provincial level competitive sport(s). Please note that athletes competing at the national level (junior and senior) will be given preference.

To learn more on how to apply please visit www.olympic.ca/EN/funding/letheren_award.shtml.  Applications must be received at the COC Vancouver office by mail by 5:00 p.m. PST, April 11, 2008. Selections will be made shortly thereafter and the successful candidate(s) will be notified by May 23, 2008.

For more information:
Steve Keogh
Manager, Communications
Canadian Olympic Committee
Phone: (416) 324-4146
Cell: (416) 806-3949
Email: skeogh@olympic.ca 


2008 Track & Field Results - ACDirect Results Management System

Beginning in 2008 all Track & Field results will be centralized through the ACDirect Results Management Systems. The document found at the link below is a draft of how the system will work and what the procedures will be. This is not a final document but will give Meet Directors and idea of how results will be handled.

With this system a national results program will be developed assisting greatly in provincial and national rankings, archiving results etc. There will be more information available in the near future and this information will be circulated as soon as the BC Athletics office receives it.

Once you have had a chance to look the draft document over please get back to the BC Athletics office with any comments you may have on the procedures.

If you have any comments or questions please contact:
Sam Collier
sam.collier@bcathletics.org
Ph: (604) 737-3177

www.bcathletics.org/main/agm/acdirect_resultsmgmtsys.pdf 


BC Athletics 2008 Club Memberships

The club membership period runs from January 1st to December 31st each year. There is a 3 month grace period provided because of the various times that clubs have for their members renew. The grace period ensures that the club's liability policy is in place as the club gets organized for the upcoming year. Club Membership applications and renewals must be received in the BC Athletics office no later than March 31st.

The forms are available at the following link (Club memberships can not be renewed through ACDirect at this time):
www.bcathletics.org/main/clubs.htm 


**IMPORTANT: 2008 Track & Field, Cross-Country Fixtures**

Please submit all 2008 Track and Field and Cross-Country Fixtures AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Track & Field Submission form can be found here:
www.bcathletics.org/main/tfcalsubmit.htm

Cross Country Submission form can be found here:
www.bcathletics.org/main/xccalsubmit.htm

Athletics Canada

Canada takes on the world at 36th IAAF World Cross Country Championships

OTTAWA – The Canadian World Cross Country team will line up against athletes from 69 other countries at the 36th International Association of Athletics Federations World Cross Country Championships taking place this weekend (Sunday March 30) in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Four races will be held at Holyrood Park as part of the championships. A senior men’s 12km and senior women’s 8km, as well as a junior men’s 8km and junior women’s 6km.

Team Canada

Name	               Hometown
Senior Women - 8km course	
Alex Becker            Guelph, ON
Suzanne Binne-Huse     Winnipeg, MB
Lisa Harvey            Calgary, AB
Erin MacLean           Timberlea, NS
Elizabeth Wightman     Unionville, ON
Senior Men - 12km course	
Joël Bourgeois         Grand-Digue, NB
Trevor Caldwell        Mississauga, ON
Colin Fewer            Harbour Main, NL
James Gosselin         South Porcupine, ON
Alex Hutchinson        Toronto, ON
Spencer Morrison       Vancouver, BC
Derek Nakluski         Kitchener, ON
Cleve (Michael)Thorson Port Elgin, ON
Dylan Wykes            Kingston, ON
Junior Women - 6km course	
Lindsay Carson         Cambridge, ON
Paula Findlay          Edmonton, AB
Tamara Jewett          Toronto, ON
Geneviève Lalonde      Moncton, NB
Kendra Schaaf          Craven, SK
Danelle Woods          Ottawa, ON
Junior Men - 8km course	
Mohammed Ahmed         St. Catharines, ON
Peter Corrigan         Calgary, AB
Matthew Hughes         Oshawa, ON
Aleksandr Kuternin     Toronto, ON
Matthew Leeder         Brockville, ON
Nyial Majock           Calgary, AB
Team Staff	
David Christiani – Head Coach        Toronto, ON
Melissa Dowling – Manager            Ottawa, ON
Jane Freure – Physiotherapist        London, ON
Richard Gregory – Athletic Therapist Montreal, QC
Thelma Wright – Team Leader          Vancouver, BC

Sheila Reid from Newmarket, ON was originally named to the team but has had to pull out from competition due to an injury. She has been replaced by Tamara Jewett of Toronto.

A large component of the team heading to Scotland was recently in Orlando, Florida at the 4th NACAC Cross Country Championships. Canada dominated the North America, Central America and Caribbean Championships winning three individual titles, five medals of a possible twelve, and three of the four team awards (see March 1st coverage of the NACAC Championships - www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=499


Athletics Canada names Olympic Games staff

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today the staff which will accompany the athletics team to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

While Chief High Performance Officer Martin Goulet will oversee the project, the team will be led in Beijing by Head Coach Les Gramantik. Gramantik was an event coach in Athens at the last Olympic Games (in 2004), more recently he led the Canadian athletics team to 12 medals at the 2007 Pan American Games, 2 medals at the 2007 World Championships and 1 medal this past weekend at the World Indoor Championships.

Athletics Canada’s Olympic Trials will take place in Windsor, Ontario, July 3 to 6. The team will then be officially announced on the morning of July 7.

Members from BC

Brent Fougner       Event Coach      Victoria, BC
Wilbour Kelsick     Chiropractor     Port Moody, BC
Marilou Lamy        Head Therapist   Vancouver, BC
Gerry Ramogida      Chiropractor     Aldergrove, BC
Ingrid Ruys-George  Village Manager  Victoria, BC

For full list of team staff visit: http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=510  


Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for the 2008 NACAC Under-23 Championships is now available on the web: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=251

The declaration deadline for this event is June 15th, 2008. Please note that a new online Athlete Declaration Form will be available soon.


Selection Criteria for the 2008 IAAF World Junior Championships have been posted on the web: www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=256.


The Gold Standard

The March edition of the Gold Standard is now available.

In this month's edition:

  • Club Optimum and Club d’Athlétisme of Sherbrooke join forces
  • Favourite Moment Contest
  • U-23 NACAC Championships selection criteria
  • World Juniors selection criteria
  • 2009 World Marathon Cup project
  • AC names World Indoors team
  • Almost $2.5 million at stake in Valencia
  • Willi Krause, 1909-2008
  • Launch of www.runcanada.ca
  • 2008 Annual Congress
  • Paralympic Games selection criteria
  • Zelinka regains Zip
  • Christopher establishes new mark
  • Felicien and Reed named CSA finalists
  • Canadian Championship Series
  • Take the Accelerade Challenge

Follow link to view complete edition:
www.athletics.ca/files//GoldStandard/TGSMAR08.PDF


Results from around the Track (and Field)

March 24, 2008 - http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=515 

Track & Field

2008 BC Team Selection Criteria now posted

15 Year Old, Juvenile, Junior and Senior selection criteria and standards are now posted at: www.bcathletics.org/main/sportspecific.htm

Athlete Declaration Form & Event/Best Performance is also available.

Cross Country

Results Round-up

My First Trail Race 10K, North Vancouver

1.	Jerome Bertrand, 55:29
1.	Shannon MacLeod, 1:02:30

My First Trail Race 5K, North Vancouver

1.	Geoff MacKay, 21:14
1.	Emily Schaeffer, 25:57

Road Running

BC Athletics 2008 8K Road Running Championship

The BC Athletics 2008 8K Road Running Championship will be held in conjunction with the Running Room Shaughnessy 8K, hosted by the Lions Gate Road Runners in Vancouver on Sunday, May 25.

Race Information

Certified 8K through undulating historic residential streets of Shaughnessy and Kerrisdale. Start and finish at Kerrisdale Arena, 41st and East Blvd., Vancouver. Race starts at 8:30am.

Entry Information

Download the entry form and complete race information from here:
www.lgrr.com/shaughnessy/entryform-2008.pdf 
Or enter online at: www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=3526 

Entry fee is only $15.00 for BC Athletics athlete members. Add $5.00 for race day registration.

Championship Eligibility

The Championship portion of the event is open to all Junior, Senior and Masters members of BC Athletics. Members must be in good standing as of May 23, 2008.

Awards

Championship Medals will be presented to:

  • The first 3 BCA Junior members, men and women (aged 18 or 19 as of Dec 31/08).
  • The first 3 BCA Senior members, men and women (aged 20 plus as of Dec 31/08).
  • The first 3 BCA Masters members, men and women (aged 35 plus as of May 25/08).

Championship Ribbons will be presented to:

  • The first 3 BCA Masters members, men and women in each of the following 8 Masters age categories:
    35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70+

National 10K Championships

The BCA Senior 8K champions (men and women), will additionally be guaranteed a place on the BC Team to the Timex National Road Running Series Finale in Ottawa on October 18, 2008, provided they prove fitness by running a qualifying time in a sanctioned, certified event during the period July 1 to August 31, 2008. Qualifying times are:

          Distance          Male        Female
            5 km            15:50       18:45
            8 km            26:22       31:20
           10 km            33:30       40:00
        1/2 Marathon      1:14:05     1:28:30
          Marathon        2:36:10     3:06:40

Champions are subject to the General Criteria for Funding Support and Selection (www.bcathletics.org/gensel.htm).

Additional Information

Complete details on the event website: www.lgrr.com/shaughnessy/ 
Or contact Geoffrey Buttner (604) 739-9182 (evenings and weekends).


Invitation to elite runners: Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run, April 6

Organizers of the Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run Half Marathon would like to invite elite runners to the 31st edition of this event, to be held Sunday April 6th. This is an accurately measured point to point course from Gibsons to Sechelt with a net downhill (and some challenging uphill in the middle to keep it interesting). Course will be certified for 2008. Men's event record is 1:09:58 (Nik Southwell, 2004), 1:18:31 for the women (Katrina Driver, 2007, also winner in 2006). Graeme Wilson is the defending men's champion for the past 2 years.

Elite runners (open and masters) are invited to apply for complimentary entry. Cash prizing totalling $1200 is offered for the top 3 overall men and women and top masters men and women (40+), plus age group prizes from New Balance and unique awards from a local artisan. In addition, the first person and first woman at the 1 mile mark each win $50 cash from Gleukos.

To apply please email foolsrun@telus.net with brief bio or call 1-877-493-5163. Website is www.foolsrun.com.


Road Race Measurement Seminar

Paul Adams, an AIMS/IAAF Grade “A” Measurer, will be conducting a Course Measurement Seminar in Port Coquitlam, BC on May 10-11.

Topics to be covered include: The general principals of measurement – simple calculation exercises – layout of a calibration course – introduction to the Jones Counter and mounting it on a bike – riding techniques – bicycle calibration – measurement of a test course.

Participants will qualify as AIMS/IAAF Grade “C” Measurers.

Cost of the seminar is $50.00, plus BCA Officials membership if applicable. Participants must provide their own bike and Jones Counter (contact below for details).

For more information and to register, contact:
Maurice Wilson maurice.wilson@bcathletics.org, 604-737-3174; or
Paul Adams ptbadams@gmail.com, 604-945-4604.

For more information on road race measurement in Canada, please refer to: www.coursemeasurement.ca

Run Jump Throw

Developed by Athletics Canada and presented by BC Athletics, RJT is the grassroots development program for our sport. This FUNdamentals program teaches the skills of running, jumping and throwing and the technical skill progressions for track and field events. It is designed for boys and girls ages 6-12, has progressions for older athletes, and can be adapted for special needs.

Upcoming Instructor Certification Workshops

RJT Instructor Workshop

Dates:
Friday April 11 6-9pm
Saturday April 12 9am-5pm
Sunday April 13 9am-1pm AT APPLE BOWL
(Teachers may attend Friday and Saturday only, but are also welcome on Sunday)

Location:
Okanagan Boys and Girls Club/Martin Ave CC
1434 Graham Rd.
Kelowna, BC

Cost: $200 ($120 for Teachers) – 20% for BCA members

Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjt_ws_apr11.pdf 
Teacher Registration form: www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/rjt_ws_apr11teacher.pdf 

Coaches

LEVEL 3 COACHING SYMPOSIUM ~ Langley

April 4, 5, 6 2008

Details and registration form:
www.bcathletics.org/main/pdf/ws_lev3_apr4.pdf 


Upcoming NCCP Level 3 Theory Course – Abbotsford

PacificSport Fraser Valley will be hosting an NCCP Level 3 Theory course in Abbotsford March 29-30 and April 19-20.

Interested participants can call 604 557 4019 for more information, or go to www.pacificsport.com and look at our upcoming events for both information and online registration.


CABC’s member E-News - March 2008 edition

http://coaches.bc.ca/newsroom/enews/2008/Mar08/Mar08.html


USOC OLYMPIC COACH E-MAGAZINE - Winter 2008

View the USOC Olympic Coach E-Magazine as a Web page:
http://coaching.usolympicteam.com/coaching/kpub.nsf/v/0108 

officials

NEWS FOR OFFICIALS

IAAF Handbooks are now in stock. If you are a Level 2+ official with a 2008 BC Athletics Membership, you will receive one from your Regional Contact. Memberships must be renewed before March 31, to receive this benefit.

Read up on officials news at www.bcathletics.org/main/officials.htm.


Level 1 Officials Workshop

Tuesday April 1, 2008
7:00-8:30pm
Semiahmoo Secondary School Library
1785-148 Street, Surrey, B.C.
Hosted By : Ocean Athletics
Course Conductor: Sue Kydd

No Charge, all materials provided

Job / Volunteer opportunities

2008 BC Athletics Student Summer Employment Opportunity

(Supported by: The Canada Summer Jobs Program - Government of Canada and BC Athletics)

Note: BC Athletics has applied for funding under the Federal Summer Jobs Program. In anticipation of support BC Athletics invites applications for the following summer position. (Position may be funding dependent)

Job Position: Programs and Information Assistant
Estimated Length of Employment: 16 weeks
Estimated Starting Date: Earliest possible starting date: Monday, May 12/08
Ending Date: Friday, August 29/08
Hours per Day/Week: 7 hrs per day / 35 hrs per week
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Job Location: BC Athletics Office, 3820 Cessna Drive, Ste 190B, Richmond, BC

Application Process:

Please submit a covering letter of application along with a resume and 3 references to:
BC Athletics, 3820 Cessna Drive, Ste 190B, Richmond, BC V7B 0A2 Fax: 604-333-3551
Email: brian.mccalder@bcathletics.org 

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 25/08 - 4 pm

For Job Description, and Qualifications/Skills please visit: www.bcathletics.org/main/news/summerstudent.htm 


Join the Team in Training Coaching Team!

Team In Training® has more than 1,500 coaches working throughout the United States and Canada to help get participants in proper shape to complete a marathon, half-marathon, century ride or triathlon. They are a resource for every facet of the TNT experience, from purchasing the right apparel to improving racing technique and nutrition. Coaches travel with their teams to events and are along the race route to encourage and guide the athletes.

Job Posting: Walk Coach
Job Region: Vancouver
Position Type: Paid and Perks!
Application Deadline: April 1 2008
Start Date: May 1, 08

Job Posting: Run Coach
Job Region: Cloverdale
Position Type: Paid & Perks!
Application Deadline: April 1 2008
Start Date: May 1, 2008

If you're interested in working with a great organization, helping dedicated volunteers reach their fitness goals, and want to have a good time, this is a great opportunity for you.

Please send a cover letter to alicia.rempel@lls.org detailing your "sport" experience and desire to work for the Society.

Visit www.teamintraining.ca/bc for more details on the program.

Alicia Rempel


Assistant Press Chief Position

2008 Paralympic Summer Games
Beijing, China

The Canadian Paralympic is seeking a highly motivated individual for the volunteer position of Assistant Press Chief for the 2008 Paralympic Summer Games in Beijing, China.

As the Assistant Press Chief, you will be responsible for logistical preparations for the Communication Team during the Games, as well as the management of one of the CPC's media offices, act as a media attaché for designated sports and any other duties as assigned by the Press Chief.

Deadline for applications is Monday, March 31, 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, a detailed description of how your experience, knowledge and skills relate to the qualifications listed above, and a cover letter in MS Word format to:

Norma Reveler
Beijing 2008 Press Chief
norma@paralympic.ca

We thank all candidates who apply, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • TIME COMMITMENT: Orientation Seminar (May 2 to 4, 2008 in Toronto) Full-time in Beijing from approximately Aug. 30 to Sept. 19, 2008
  • REPORTS TO: Beijing 2008 Press Chief
  • POSITION TYPE: Volunteer

For more information visit: www.paralympic.ca/page?a=228&lang=en-CA 


For job opportunities with specific BC Athletics member clubs, please see the BC Athletics home page under "What's Happening."

Resources

USOC OLYMPIC COACH E-MAGAZINE - Spring 2008

Headlines:

  • PEAK PERFORMANCE REQUIRES OPTIMAL SLEEP AND ALERTNESS By Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientist--Alertness Solutions
  • HEAD COACH SELF EVALUATION By Dave Shrock, Modesto Jr. College, Kyle Coffman, USOC Performance Services Intern, and Catherine Sellers, USOC Coaching
  • DEVELOPMENT OF EXPLOSIVE POWER: PLYOMETRIC TRAINING By Kimberly Sanborn, MS, CSCS, Performance Services Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Endurance Team
  • ROUTINES, RITUALS, AND PERFORMING UNDER PRESSURE By Sean McCann, PhD, Performances Services Sport Psychologist Strength and Power Sportfolio)
  • THE ROAD OF PORTION CONTROL By Laura Anderson MS, RD
  • THE BLOOD LACTATE RESPONSE TO EXERCISE By Krista Austin, PhD, Manager, USOC Performance Services Laboratory

To view the above articles and others, please visit http://coaching.usolympicteam.com/coaching/kpub.nsf/v/0308 


SIRC Newsletter – March 2008

The World’s leading provider of sport information and research

Aboriginal Sport and Fitness

SIRC is pleased to be collecting articles related to Aboriginal sport and fitness. This past year we identified over 1,200 articles related to sport and various aboriginal topics. The most prominent subjects included sport and social aspects, history, health, culture, games/competitions, women and biographies.

To view the March Newsletter and links to articles visit: www.sirc.ca/newsletters/march08/index.html


New Sport Science articles are posted to the Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre website every Wednesday. Access can be found at www.athleticscoaching.ca either through the "Sport Science Articles" link on the main page or through the sport science page. You can also access the articles listed above through the weekly "Top Stories" link.

REMINDERS and Quick Links

Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC Press Releases

To find ASRA News such as Press Releases, Employment Opportunities and Important Reminders, visit www.asra.ca


PODIUM - Canadian Olympic Committee's Newsletter Vol. 5, Issue 5 is now available.

www.olympic.ca/EN/newsletters/42e.shtml


Managing Risk - Keeping our Sport Safe

In the continuing effort to provide information and tools to assist member clubs in managing risk and providing a safe environment for children, youth and adults to train, participate and compete in Athletics (Road Running, Track & Field, Race Walking, Cross Country Running, Marathons, Ultras, Trail and Mtn Running), please find below the link to the Sport BC website and information on:

  • Harassment and Abuse in Sport
  • Safety in Sport
  • Screening Staff and Volunteers

www.sport.bc.ca/Content/Risk Management/ Risk Management Main.asp


New Online Drug Database Helps Canadian Athletes Compete Doping-Free

www.cces.ca/pdfs/CCES-MR-DIDGlobal-E.pdf


Back issues of the BCAB are available at www.bcathletics.org/main/bcabulletin.htm.